Nikon D5500 vs Nikon D5300

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Nikon D5500

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Nikon D5300

99

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Reasons to buy the Nikon D5500

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
400 ms startup delay
Really small
Size
Prosumer size (124×97×70 mm)
Thin
Thickness
2.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5300

HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
1,338 ISO

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Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5300.

competitors

Nikon D5500 Competitors

Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$529 - $647 body only

$629 - $797 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Weight Slightly heavier
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$649 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$300 body only

$359 - $397 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Screen size Much smaller screen

Nikon D5300 Competitors

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$300 body only

$359 - $397 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Screen size Much smaller screen
Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$529 - $647 body only

$629 - $797 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Lowest price More expensive
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$649 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO

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